Creative Placemaking White Paper (NEA)


By: , Ann Markusen, Anne Nicodemus

Creative Placemaking

This report discusses the social and economic benefits of creative placemaking and provides guidance to support successful placemaking initiatives. It identifies challenges related to creative placemaking, including forging and sustaining partnerships, countering community skepticism, and assembling adequate financing. Additionally, it contains numerous creative placemaking case studies, including a variety of examples from metropolitan and rural areas. This report is widely recognized as the landmark report that introduces the concept of creative placemaking.